Experience the Clarins massage at the newly-opened Clarins Skin Spa, a treat for the senses — thanks to 100% plant ingredients.
Clarins was created at a spa in 1954 by Jacques Courtin-Clarins. Today, Clarins is Europe’s leading luxury beauty brand, boasting over 50 years of skincare and body care expertise. Clarins Spa Treatments combine plant extract-enriched formulas with highly effective manual techniques of their expert beauty therapists. Visit Clarins Skin Spa at ION Orchard, Unit #04-19.
From an express 30-minute treatment to a more in-depth time of relaxation, Clarins' treatments can be adapted to your schedule, and can be experienced in the Clarins Retail Boutiques and Skin Spas nationwide.
Braun Büffel Creative Director, Fabio Panzeri, has recently unveiled the new store design concept at ION Orchard which sets the tone for a whole new Braun Büffel brand retail experience that invites customers to feel welcomed and relaxed.
The architectural philosophy of the new design concept radiates contemporary luxury where a fusion of heritage, modernity and industrial chic meets – keeping up with the modern eclecticism that characterises the House’s new collections.
The new contemporary vision for the brand is to create a new Braun Büffel brand experience across multiple physical and digital touch-points. The launch of the new store design concept is the first step of the House’s new business strategy.
The mood within the store is one of modern luxury paired with quality craftsmanship where innovation is created through the complementary combination of material finishes:
• A store faÃ§ade that fuses brushed champagne gold fonts against soft white frames, illuminating the luxuriousness and exclusivity of the boutique.
• Marble stone tiles in light grey with streaks of white tones juxtaposed against hints of leather finishes act as a feature wall, creating a modern eclectic outlook, mirroring theHouse’s new collections.
• Artisanal hand-brushed finishes on the cement screed provide a three-dimensional textured effect on both the floors and walls – paying homage to the House’s penchant forartistic expressions of creativity.
• A curved accent wall in pastel rose pink accentuates the sophistication andelegance of the women’s collection.
TECHNICAL INNOVATION. DESIGN INGENUITY. SUSTAINABILITY. PASSION FOR THE CRAFT. These are the essential design elements and pillars that form the Braun BÃ¼ffel Spring/Summer 2020 collection, where diversity and dynamic personal style shapes the collection theme of “Individualism”.
This season, Braun BÃ¼ffel breaks away from conventional classics to explore designs that transition effortlessly to fit the modern lifestyle. This unconventional collection accentuates Creative Director, Fabio Panzeri’s vision of the brand’s progression of a diverse mix of materials from nylon to leathers with embossed exotic prints and a new reiteration of the #BBMONOGRAM that forms the men’s and women’s collection.
Braun Büffel’s evolving aesthetic is apparent in the new collection and demonstrates theheritage brand’s immense potential. The unorthodox collection brings a youthful energy andlaunches deep into a futuristic Braun Büffel universe to appeal to a new generation of leather aficionados. For the stylish consumer who seeks creative versatility and urban edge in their leather accessories, Braun Büffel offers a contemporary collection with a striking attitude that seamlessly fits into your lifestyle. Keeping to its timeless appeal and reputation for leathermastery, the brand’s new direction promises an exciting future full of daring conviction.
Established in 1887 by Johann Braun in Kirn, Germany, Braun Büffel has gained its reputation over the last century as a top leather goods and accessories brand. Until today, it remains a premium brand known for exceptional workmanship, superior leather, classic elegance and contemporary appeal. Recognised globally, the brand is exclusively distributed in the Asia Pacific region by Lianbee-Jeco, and is available in Singapore at their boutiques in The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, ION Orchard, VivoCity, Suntec City Mall, Westgate, and Terminals 2 & 3 (Departure/Transit Lounge) as well as in retail counters located in leading department stores.
A speciality yakiniku fast food restaurant from Japan with 29 branches in Asia; Yakiniku Like is set to launch its first-ever outlet at Paya Lebar Quarter in Singapore. Hailing from Japan, the restaurant is brought in by Dining Innovation Group which has 260 restaurants worldwide. A quick service concept that serves orders within three minutes, the restaurant sees snaking queues outside its outlets every day. Here, yakiniku aficionados can savour top-quality meats, from wagyu beef to karubi (beef short plate) and harami (beef skirt steak), prime karubi (boneless short rib) to misuji (top blade). Pork belly, pork jowl and chicken thigh are available here as well.
The highly indulgent wagyu steak set, with a marbling score of seven to eight (equivalent to Wagyu Grade A4 and above), is priced at just S$29.80.
Yakiniku Like is the first restaurant in Singapore to offer individual electric smokeless grills for customers. There are also shared grills available for two diners to use. The grills are imported from Taiwan, and specially customised for the Singapore outlet.
An establishment steeped in culinary history, the 1-Group introduces Zorba, The Greek Taverna – a unique Greek experience that brings authentic dishes with age-old traditions from the azure Mediterranean Sea to sunny Singapore. Sitting along the waterfront of the Singapore River in Clarke Quay, Zorba aims to transport guests to a Greek isle with nourishing simplicity set along the picturesque riverbank.
Taking pride in their culinary traditions, Zorba presents a selection of crowd-pleasing dishes from appetisers, pristine seafood and meats, and tempting desserts. Rooted in Greek heritage and culture, Zorba sources its traditional ingredients direct from Greek suppliers.
A signature option at Zorba is the extensive selection of Greek’s Mixed Grill Platter ($88). This hearty sharing platter includes cheese-stuffed bifteki, pork gyros, chicken and beef souvlaki, lamb chops and Loukaniko. Perfect for sharing with friends and family of two to three, this platter, and served with a side of fried potatoes, salad, and tzatziki. Another substantial dish is the classic grilled platter of Souvlaki ($20) that showcases juicy grilled meat skewers served with chips and tzatziki salad. Zorba's version features the traditional Greek selection; Argentinean air-flown Black Angus striploin, Iberico pork, and Brazilian chicken breast. The meats are marinated for 48 hours in a proprietary blend of spices before being grilled to perfection, making for a full-flavoured and tender bite.
An all-time favourite, the Htapothi Sti Skhara ($30) features a heritage recipe from the isles of Greece. The octopus is first tenderised by hand as the chef beats it with a smooth rock, after which it is sprinkled with salt water and rubbed with the same rock in a circular motion until the tentacles curl up. The octopus is then slow grilled atop a low-burning charcoal fire with sea-salt and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice, for a delicate smoky char.
Other noteworthy grilled items include Tsipoura ($32), which utilises sea bream flown in from Greece. The ancient Greeks held the sea bream or 'Orata' (Italian for 'golden') in high regard due to the golden flecks in its eyes, and it was frequently offered to the goddess Aphrodite for its attractiveness and meaty flesh. Keeping the seasoning light and clean, the fish is drizzled with lemon, garlic and olive oil and grilled on a plancha for a meal worthy of a deity.
Aside from pristine seafood and quality cuts of meat, the Greeks are equally known for their saccharine desserts. Fit for any sweet-tooth, Greek Baklava ($12) presents a rich sweet flaky pastry made of layers of filo filled with chopped nuts and held together with honey. Another dessert staple includes Yiaourti Me Meli ($8) - Greek yoghurt with lashes of honey and crunchy walnuts.
Along with the great tasting food, Zorba also serves Katogi Averoff wines from Metsovo by the bottle to further enhance the Mediterranean experience.
Van Holland, by Koh Brothers Development Pte Ltd, is a new premium freehold development in prime Holland Bukit Timah District 10, located along Holland Road. This prime piece of land located just across from the very popular Holland Village, formerly known as Toho Mansions, was collectively sold to Koh Brothers through it's subsidiary KBD Ventures at a price of S$1,805 psf per plot ratio.
Van Holland is about 240 meters or just 4 minutes walk away from Holland Village MRT station on the Circle Line. Many prestigious schools surround the development with some notable ones being Anglo-Chinese School (ACS) Independent, Fairfield Methodist School, Henry Park Primary School, St Margaret's Secondary School and Nanyang Primary School. Van Holland condo is also bordered by 2 major expressways, the PIE and AYE, both of which are within around 5 minutes drive away connecting residents to other major destinations in Singapore.
Sitting on a freehold land plot of 47,660 sqft, Van Holland has just 69 units to offer, ranging from 1 Bedroom to 4 Bedroom units along with a full suite of condominium facilities. Selected 2 bedroom and 4 bedroom units are equipped with private lift with direct access to the basement carpark.
The 43km Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) is Singapore’s sixth MRT line, adding 32 new stations to the existing rail network, with seven interchange stations linking the TEL to all five existing MRT lines. TEL will open in stages from end of January 2020, starting with the opening of 3 stations which are Woodlands North Station, Woodlands Station and Woodlands South Station. When fully operational by 2024, the TEL is expected to serve approximately 500,000 commuters daily in the initial years, with the figure rising to about one million commuters in the longer term.
Besides enhancing connectivity between the north, central and eastern parts of Singapore, the TEL will strengthen the resilience of the nation's rail network by providing alternative travel routes for commuters on other lines.
The TEL1 comprises one depot at Mandai and three stations, including an interchange station at Woodlands that links to the North-South Line (NSL), providing commuters in Woodlands greater accessibility and shortening their travelling time. Woodlands Station is also equipped with a Civil Defence shelter.
Passengers can look forward to new five-door, four-car trains for TEL. Trains will be running along TEL1 stations from Woodlands North to Woodlands South at frequencies of 10 minutes during peak hours and 15 minutes during off-peak hours, at the commencement of passenger service for TEL1. As ridership on TEL1 increases, the frequencies for both peak and off-peak hours will be reviewed and adjusted.
The second stage of the TEL comprises six stations from Springleaf to Caldecott, with two interchange stations at Bright Hill and Caldecott. Bright Hill station will link to the future Cross Island Line, while Caldecott station will link to the existing Circle Line.
Bath & Body Works’ newest store is now open at ION Orchard. Drop by unit #B2-50 to get your hands on their latest range of body care and home fragrance products.
For over 20 years, they've created the scents that make their customers smile. Whether you're shopping for fragrant body care or a 3-wick candle, they have hundreds of quality products perfect for treating yourself or someone else.
Lotions, scrubs, creams, mists, oils… they get it, body care can be overwhelming. That’s why they created a step-by-step skincare guide for you. Feel free to approach their in-store staff members to assist you.
HNF Wellness@Hougang is an integrated care facility that takes care of seniors’ health and social needs, providing caregivers with a peace of mind through their programmes - Maintenance and Dementia Day Care, Community Rehabilitation, Centre-based Nursing, Home Care and Active Ageing Hub.
Using a person-centric approach, their programmes are designed to keep seniors active physically, mentally and socially through different forms of activities and empower seniors to age joyfully and with dignity in the community.